Archive for August 27th, 2014

August 27, 2014, by VOANews

Ukraine says more Russian soldiers have crossed the border into the country. The Ukrainian military says five Russian armored infantry carriers and a truck entered the small town of Amvrosiyivka […]

EC proposes 47M euro aid package for Italy, Greece, Slovenia and Croatia after natural disasters

August 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn announced on August 27 a proposed aid package worth nearly 47 million euro for Sardinia (Italy), K ...

Bulgaria to revise controversial document for Nato summit naming Russia as threat

August 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s caretaker government has withdrawn a draft document on a proposed vision for the development of the country in Nato after controversy eru ...

Bulgaria caretaker cabinet asks utilities regulator chief to resign

August 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker Economy Minister Vassil Shtonov said on August 27 that the cabinet asked the head of the State Energy and Water Regulatory Comm ...

  • Klitschko vs Pulev title bout date rescheduled to November 15
    August 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The fight between Bulgarian challenger Koubrat Pulev and Ukrainian defending heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF boxing title will take place in Hamburg’s O2 World arena on November 15. Initially scheduled […]

  • The managing director of the International Monetary Fund IMF Christine Lagarde
    IMF chief Lagarde probed in French corruption case
    August 27, 2014, by VOANews

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde says she is being investigated for negligence in a corruption case dating back to her time as French finance minister. In a statement […]

  • Progress made on Ukraine talks
    August 27, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    Both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claimed that progress has been made regarding the crisis on eastern Ukraine. In statements issued after the conclusion of an […]

  • Impressive new findings inside Amphipolis tomb in Greece
    August 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Impressive are the new findings revealed from the excavations in the tomb of Kasta, in Amphipolis, by the KH Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities. Greece’s culture ministry said that […]